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Danish Potato Soup Recipe

Danish Potato Soup Recipe

I love cooking a ham for my family, because that means we'll be having this delicious hearty soup later that week. This recipe makes good use of all the wonderful fresh vegetables that are grown in Ohio.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 1 hour 40 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 ham bone
  • Water
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 cups chopped cabbage
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • Ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a soup kettle, bring ham bone and 2 quarts water to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour or until meat pulls away from the bone. Remove ham bone. When cool enough to handle, trim any meat and dice. Discard bone. Return ham to kettle along with potatoes, onions, celery, parsley, cabbage and carrots; cook 40 minutes. Stir together flour and 1/4 cup cold water. Slowly pour into the soup, stirring constantly. Bring soup to a boil; cook 2 minutes. Reduce heat; stir in cream. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle a dash of nutmeg on each bowlful just before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 190 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 70mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 19, 2014

"I've made this soup many times before. Just add a little flour to help thicken the soup to your desire. It doesn't affect the taste."

Reviewed Feb. 27, 2014

"Really good tasting soup. Was thin but a great change from thick soups. I will make again."

Reviewed Jul. 27, 2012

"Can't click on stars. Very good. I thickened a little. lovely flavor."

Reviewed May. 15, 2010

"soup was good but thin"

Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

"a little thin, but nice flavor"

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